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Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

  • Good Afternoon Grapple Fans – British Wrestling Posters

    • 12953 Views • 1980s, Sport, TelevisionComments Off on Good Afternoon Grapple Fans – British Wrestling Posters

    Before Sky Sports and football took over the World to become the financial juggernaut they are now Saturday afternoons were a different proposition altogether. Grandstand on BBC1 would show rugby league or horse racing but proper sports fans were glued to ITV...

  • Retro Muppet Concert Posters

    • 9416 Views • 1980s, Art, TelevisionComments Off on Retro Muppet Concert Posters

    Michael De Pippo designed these five posters for an imaginary one night only gig by The Muppets resident band “Dr Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. De Pippo says on his website “I love the Muppets. And with the movie coming out in the next couple of...

  • Bob Ross – Joy of Painting

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    Robert Norman ‘Bob’ Ross was born in Daytona Beach Florida. The future tv painting legend, was then installed into The USA’s Air Force at the age of 18, and swiftly posted to snowy Alaska. This was to have a big influence on his later...

  • Budgie – we salute you!

    • 6708 Views • 1970s, TelevisionComments Off on Budgie – we salute you!

    A brief guide and review of the Seventies television series Budgie DVD. The series star was former popster Adam Faith, he played the chirpy cockney petty crook “Budgie...

  • Magpie Annual 1976 and The Murgatroyd Band

    • 8980 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Magpie Annual 1976 and The Murgatroyd Band

    When you saw former Hammer-Glamour girl Jenny Hanley presenting and heard the Spencer Davis group performing the theme tune under the alias The Murgatroyd band, you realised Blue Peter was for squares and Magpie was for the groovy kids.Here we have some...

  • Yacht Rock – the series

    • 6366 Views • Music, TelevisionComments Off on Yacht Rock – the series

    You may have heard of the Yacht Rock phenomenon by now, but if you haven’t, let us introduce you….  Devised by a bunch of Californian friends, who previously worked on the ‘Channel 101’ cult episodes, the 12 episodes you can watch via...

  • James Brown – Drunk TV Interview

    • 5347 Views • Music, TelevisionComments Off on James Brown – Drunk TV Interview

    Get on the Good foot, take a look at this you tube clip of a drunk James Brown being interviewed on the News. ...

  • The Radical Grandpa Walton

    • 6496 Views • TelevisionComments Off on The Radical Grandpa Walton

    Actor Will Geer will always be best known for playing the lovable Grandpa Walton in the hit Seventies family TV Show “The Waltons”. However, in real life Will was a Plant loving, bisexual radical who toured with Woody Guthrie...

  • The Groovy People – Jazzin’ with The Muppets

    • 6842 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on The Groovy People – Jazzin’ with The Muppets

    While Soul stars like Stevie Wonder and The Four Tops made their way to Sesame Street, some cool Jazz artists dropped by to meet Kermit and company on The Muppet Show. Here we have some clips of a Drum battle between Buddy Rich and Animal, A dancing Dizzy...

  • Minnie Riperton Attacked by Lion

    • 15335 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Minnie Riperton Attacked by Lion

    Here we have a rare clip from 1975 of high-pitched soul singer Minnie Riperton chatting on the Sammy and Co show with actor and comedian Richard Pryor.  The short clip shows the singer being attacked by a lion while filming an advert for her 1975 album...